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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

The U.S. border crisis, as seen from Honduras

In this June 25, 2014 photo, a group of immigrants from Honduras and El Salvador who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are stopped in Granjeno, Texas.


Related Topix: Granjeno, TX, Honduras, World News, Drugs

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily Reporter

US jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right.


Related Topix: Columbus, NE

Northern Michigan News

Former US Rep. Ken Gray dies in southern Illinois

Former U.S. Rep. Ken Gray, who represented southern Illinois in Congress and earned the nickname the "Prince of Pork" for bringing $7 billion in projects to his district, died Saturday at age 89. Parker-Reedy Funeral Home in West Frankfort said Sunday that Gray died at a hospital in Herrin after a long illness.


Related Topix: Illinois, West Frankfort, IL, Herrin, IL, Federal Prisons

News Observer

FBI cyber expert is ex-discount furniture salesman

Especially since he transferred from Washington, D.C., in 2005 to fill a vacancy in the Pittsburgh field office's cyber squad - which he now heads.


Related Topix: US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US News, Mafia

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Battle lines set in immigration debate

Less than one week after President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the tens of thousands of immigrant children who have crossed the southern border in recent months, Congress is now tasked with doing something about it.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte

Daily World

Pots of marijuana cash cause security concerns

The unmarked armored truck rumbles to a stop in a narrow alley, and former U.S. Marine Matthew Karr slides out, one hand holding a folder, the other hovering near the pistol holstered at his hip.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law

US dictates economic law

Although its diplomatic clout is compromised on several fronts, the United States still dictates its economic law around the globe and has even expanded its reach, at the risk of raising hackles.


National Public Radio

Romania Puts Former Prison Commander On Trial

For the first time since communism collapsed in Romania 25 years ago, a former prison commander goes on trial Monday charged with being responsible for the torture and murdering prisoners considered a threat to the country's old order.



Perry: Paul 'isolationist policies' are 'curiously blind,' 'wrong'

Is Rick Perry previewing harsh political attacks against Rand Paul should the two potential 2016 presidential candidates square off in a debate over foreign policy? The Republican governor of Texas used those and other choice words against the Kentucky Republican senator in a Friday opinion piece that singularly trained political fire on Paul, by ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, US National Guard, US Military

Sat Jul 12, 2014


Man gets 8 years for convenience store robbery

A southwestern Illinois man has been ordered to spend eight years in federal prison for robbing a convenience store last year.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Fairview Heights, IL

CBS Local

NJ Man Gets Prison Term In Concert Hall Beating Death

A southern New Jersey man who caused the death of an acquaintance while they tailgated outside a Jimmy Buffett concert two years ago is now headed to state prison.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Camden County, NJ, Westville, NJ, Bellmawr, NJ


Ohio opens multiservice prison inmate rehab center

The center at Ross Correctional Institution in Chillicothe houses the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Alvis House, the day reporting program of the Ross County sheriff, and EXIT, a halfway house for former offenders.


Related Topix: Ross Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Electronic, Ross County, OH

This is Wiltshire

Dangerous driver faces prison term

A MAN who drove a Volkswagen Golf dangerously in Pinehurst and Gorse Hill has been warned to prepare for jail.


The Modesto Bee

Guard at Northern California state prison attacked

Prison Lt. Darren Chamberlain said David Gomez slipped out of his handcuffs before the attack about 1 p.m. Friday at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Salinas Valley State Prison, Los Angeles County, CA, Modesto, CA

Brandon Sun

Violence at Victorian-era jail in St. John's, N.L., spurs replacement plan

Her Majesty's Penitentiary is pictured in St. John's, N.L., overlooking Quidi Vidi Lake on June 9, 2011.


Related Topix: Canada, Riot

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Pediatric doctor in child porn case gets prison

A former top pediatric cancer doctor was sentenced to a year and one day in federal prison Friday following his guilty plea to a charge of accessing child pornography.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ohio State University

Lexington Herald-Leader

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

Suspect Su Bin worked in cahoots with two unnamed Chinese hackers to get the data between 2009 and 2013, and Su attempted to sell some of the information to state-owned Chinese companies, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles that was unsealed Thursday.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology


9 inmates hurt in fight at prison in Mississippi

Issa Arnita of Management and Training Corp., which runs the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility through a state contract, says in a statement that a fight broke out about 10 p.m. Thursday among a group of inmates in one of the six housing units.


Windsor Beacon

Honduran family flees to U.S. to escape threats, violence

Brian Duran, 14, of Comayagua, Honduras collects his line-dried laundry at the Senda de Vida migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, June 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Mexico,

WMSI, MISS 103, Jackson, Mississippi

The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Honduras, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel